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2012-11-16 12:25:59

TRUMBULL, Conn., Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dunkin' Donuts franchisee organization Cain Management announced today that it raised $35,700 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital( )at its restaurants through a St. Jude Halloween in store promotion. Throughout the month of October, Dunkin' Donuts customers contributed to the fight against childhood cancer by making a $1 donation at participating Dunkin' Donuts restaurants franchised by Cain Management. Proudly displayed on the walls of its...

2012-11-12 20:21:58

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Research led by the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project has identified a fusion gene responsible for almost 30 percent of a rare subtype of childhood leukemia with an extremely poor prognosis. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/58586-st-jude-children-s-research-hospital-gene-sequencing-childhood-leukemia The finding offers...

2012-11-08 12:26:34

St. Jude Give thanks. Walk.((TM) )on track to raise $4 million, Incentives include a trip to New York City to meet Katharine McPhee on the set of "Smash" MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 90 communities around the nation, supporters of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(® ) are collecting pledges for the 4(th) annual St. Jude Give thanks. Walk(TM) on Nov. 17. to help kids battling cancer and other deadly diseases. (Photo:...

2012-11-02 11:23:44

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Football legend and new host of LIVE with Kelly and Michael, Michael Strahan and Emmy® and Golden Globe award-winning actress, Sofia Vergara join the star-studded community of prominent personalities lending their time and talents in support of the St. Jude Thanks and Giving® campaign. The campaign, now in its ninth year, asks consumers to give thanks for the healthy kids in their lives, and give to those who are not. (Photo:...

2012-10-25 11:25:39

DALLAS, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Chili's® Grill & Bar is known for making people feel special, and last month, guests and team members alike carried out the brand's passion by helping raise more than $5 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® during the ninth annual Create-A-Pepper to Fight Childhood Cancer campaign. A reflection of the generosity and support of guests and restaurant team members nationwide and in Puerto Rico, contributions from this year...

2012-10-23 15:24:09

First image from a living animal wins 2012 Nikon Small World Competition that recognizes top photomicrographs from around the world MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Among thousands of entries, Nikon has awarded its top honor to Jennifer Peters, Ph.D., and Michael Taylor, Ph.D., of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital for their photomicrograph, "The blood-brain barrier of a live zebrafish embryo." It is believed to be the first image showing the formation of the...

2012-10-19 07:23:19

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital will host a webcast about the late effects of childhood cancer and its treatment Saturday, October 27, at 9 a.m. CST. The webcast is part of the Survivors Day Conference that is inviting St. Jude cancer survivors of all ages back to the hospital to reconnect with physicians, staff and other former patients. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2012-10-19 07:22:57

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121019/NY96238-a )(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121019/NY96238-b ) What: Claire's and Disney collaborated to give the children of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital a special celebration this Halloween. Patients and their families were able to bedazzle their trick or treat bags and created their very own Halloween...

2012-10-16 11:26:24

New partners Coca-Cola, Carnival Cruise Lines, Coldwater Creek, ICING and Gifts That Give, join more than 60 world-class brands in support of St. Jude's lifesaving mission MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Throughout November and December, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® and its St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign partners will give holiday shoppers new ways to give thanks for the healthy kids in their lives, and give to those who are not. (Logo:...

2012-10-15 11:28:40

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kmart, the top St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Thanks and Giving fundraiser for the past three years, has kicked off its campaign earlier than ever, giving early-bird holiday and layaway shoppers the opportunity to contribute to Kmart's campaign, which raised more than $6 million last year. Now through Dec. 29, Kmart shoppers can help the children and families of St. Jude through a $1, $5 or $10 add-on program at check-out in all...